On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
Women were pioneers in the creation of some early programming languages, but the face of information technology today, in news and entertainment media, is distinctly male. A panel of women who are information technology professionals talk about their careers, their workplace experiences, and the efforts that are being made to draw more young women into computing fields.
- Kathleen Harrington founder and CEO, WomensNewsLink.com
- Dr. Roberta Sabin chair of the computer science department at Loyola College
- Anita Borg president of the Institute for Women and Technology
- Annette Gildea director of product design for Road Runner
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